Supreme Court Verdict: Court Orders Release Of Orji Kalu From Jail

  The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the release of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu from the Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja. Justice Mohammed Liman ordered Senator Kalu’s release on Tuesday morning after listening to an application filed by the former governor. Senator Kalu, a two-term former governor of Abia State, had urged the court to set aside his conviction on December 5, 2019, by Justice Mohammed Idris. He explained that this became necessary since the Supreme Court, in its verdict delivered on May 8, 2020, held that…

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Former Exxon Mobil Engineer Bags 15 years Jail Term for Raping His Tenant’s 14-Year-Old Niece

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere yesterday, June 1, 2020, sentenced a former Exxon Mobil engineer, James Onuoha, to 15 years imprisonment. Onuoha was sentenced to 15 years jail term without an option of fine after he was found guilty of raping his tenant’s niece, who was 14 years old at the time. The incident happened on January 4, 2016, and caused outrage at the time, with a number of celebrities lending their voice to call for justice. At the last adjourned date, on January 14, 2020, the court adjourned…

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RRS Arrests 19-Year-Old Salawa Abeni’s Suspected Blackmailer Who Threatened to Post Her Nude

  The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Waka Queen, Alhaja Salawa Abeni with nude photographs. The suspect, Olufowoke Oladunjoye Emmanuel, a resident of Brentfield Avenue, Peace Estate, Magboro, Ogun State, was picked up by the Decoy Team of RRS last week Thursday after three days of monitoring him. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu had in the wake of the attempt by an unknown individual to blackmail Alhaja…

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Confusion As Groom Impregnates Ex After Bride Postponed Wedding Due to Lockdown

  A man (name withheld) has reportedly impregnated his ex-girlfriend shortly after his bride postponed their wedding as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. The Daily Bells gathered that the wedding was slated to hold during the second week of the lockdown. Due to the lockdown order restricting social gathering to not more than 20 people, it was gathered that the groom’s family suggested a quiet solemnization with about 10 people in attendance while a big party would be organized later, but the bride’s family was said to have opted…

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Wike Lands In Trouble As Angry Naked Women Protest Isolation of Demolished Hotel Manager in Rivers

  Drama occurred on Tuesday as half-naked and angry elderly Ogoni women stormed Bori town, the headquarters of Khana Local Government area to protest the continued isolation of the manager of the demolished Prodest Hotel, Dr. Bariledum Azoroh by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. The hotel manager is currently being quarantined in one of the Isolation centres in Port Harcourt after the state government said he tested positive for Coronavirus. The women issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the Rivers State Government to set free the manager of the demolished…

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SERAP Drags Wike to ECOWAS Court Over Executive Lawlessness

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja over the “brutal crackdown, repression, and grave violations and abuses of the human rights of the people of Rivers State.” Joined as a defendant is the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. SERAP, in the suit filed last Friday, accuses Wike of using COVID-19 as a pretext to step up repression and systematic abuses against the people of Rivers state, including by carrying out mass arbitrary detention, mistreatment,…

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Chinese Nationals Accused Of Bribing EFCC Granted Bail

  A High Court in Sokoto State has granted bail to two Chinese citizens accused of bribing an official of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Muhammad Saidu Sifawa who is also the Chief Judge of Sokoto State granted the accused person bail on Thursday. He said the respondents have not been able to dislodge the presumption of innocence of the accused. The term of the bail demands the accused to submit the sum of N5million each and two sureties in like sum, one of which must be…

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Nigerian Lady Cries Out, ‘I Told Anita to Test My Boyfriend to Know If He Loves Me, They’re Now Married With 2 kids’

A Nigerian lady identified as Pearl on Twitter, has recounted how her relationship with boyfriend came to an end. Recounting how her friend snatched her boyfriend, the lady stated that she planned with her friend identified as Anita, to tempt her boyfriend to see if he really loves her. However, her friend, Anita succeeded and she is now happily married with two kids. Pearl revealed that she was deeply hurt that her friend, Anita is now married to her boyfriend. “5 years ago I had asked my friend to test…

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Police Rescue 13-year-old, 23 Other Akwa Ibom Girls From Lagos Prostition Den

  *Suspects using victims for prostitution – Police The Lagos State Police Command, on Wednesday, arrested four suspected human traffickers and rescued 24 girls, whose ages range from 13 to 27, from their hideout in the Abattoir area of Agege. It was gathered that the suspects, Okon Felix, Michael Etim, Victor Asuquo and Goodness Ebiefie, allegedly trafficked the victims from the Oron Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and kept them in shanties in the Abattoir area of Lagos, where they use the girls for prostitution. After frantic efforts to…

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BRT Crushes Globacom PR Manager’s Wife to Death, Driver Flees

A driver with the Bus Rapid Transit, Collins Nnodi, has gone into hiding after crushing a businesswoman, Mrs Grace Okeleke, to death at the Agric bus stop in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. The incident happened on Monday. It was gathered that Grace, the wife of the Head of Public Relations, Globacom, Andrew Okeleke, had attempted to cross the road after being dropped off by her driver around 7.20pm, when Nnodi, who was driving a BRT bus with number plate EPE 59 XR, knocked her down. It was learnt…

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